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  • Rangers rookie Jake Smolinski savors big leagues after seven years in minors

    The life of a major league baseball player is, of course, as glamorous and cool as you'd expect. But a move to the majors doesn't magically change a minor leaguer's lifestyle overnight. Texas Rangers rookie Jake Smolinski can attest to that. He's been...
  • Ex-military man embraces chance with Cubs

    Ex-military man embraces chance with Cubs
    MESA, Ariz. — Daniel Lewis has yet to pitch in a minor league game, yet he may be as mentally prepared as any closer in the majors. And despite never having participated in a spring training camp, Lewis is as well-conditioned as any player....
  • Daily Pilot Male Athlete of the Year: Dependable Gentosi

    Daily Pilot Male Athlete of the Year: Dependable Gentosi
    Around this time four summers ago, Giovanni Gentosi mulled over what sports to try out for at Corona del Mar High. As a kid, he played many sports and his family supported him. Mom and dad were always there when he competed in the swimming pool, on...
  • VHSCA All-Star roundup: Highlights from last week's games in Lynchburg

    VHSCA All-Star roundup: Highlights from last week's games in Lynchburg
    Reports from The News & Advance in Lynchburg: Football: Patrick Prosser’s interception rattled the West squad and the linebacker who commanded the East’s defense played another big role for his team as time dwindled for opposing...
  • Baseball | Hounds offer college-bound players experience, mentoring

    Baseball | Hounds offer college-bound players experience, mentoring
    Less than two months ago, Naperville residents Tyler Hasper, Nick McKinney and Danny Riley were playing baseball for their high school teams, but after graduating and before college this fall, they're members of the DuPage Hounds. "It's been great,"...
  • Baseball | Maine South looks for 'dominant' pitcher

    Baseball | Maine South looks for 'dominant' pitcher
    No dominant pitcher has emerged this summer for Maine South High School's baseball team, but the Hawks otherwise are their normal selves -- fundamentally sound, strong up the middle, deep on the mound and successful in the wins column. No dominant...
  • After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier

    After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier
    Nelson Cruz presents a deep rooting dilemma for the modern baseball fan. Is the Orioles outfielder the well-mannered son of teachers who built himself into a slugger step by painstaking step? In this version of the story, Cruz is the perfect baseball...
  • Lehigh will be represented by a record six players in Thursday's ACBL All-Star Game at Quakertown

    Lehigh University baseball coach Sean Leary said his job is not only to find the right fit for his players during the season, but also to find it when they're wearing different uniforms in the summertime. Lehigh and the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball...
  • Norfolk State signs former Grafton baseball standout Robbie Hiser

    Norfolk State signs former Grafton baseball standout Robbie Hiser
    Robbie Hiser, an all-state selection who helped Grafton High reach the 2012 Group AA state tournament semifinals, signed recently to play collegiate baseball at Norfolk State University. Hiser, who played the past two years at Lenoir Community College...
  • Pilots' Alex Close excelling after draft disappointment

    HAMPTON — Alex Close is the first to acknowledge he's not a can't-miss, five-tool, Mike Trout clone. Sabermetricians don't swoon at his numbers, and Major League scouts don't speed-dial the front office after his every at-bat. But Close is a...
  • Tyler Danish adjusting well to high Class A

    Tyler Danish adjusting well to high Class A
    When Tyler Danish made the move to high Class A Winston-Salem in May, the White Sox pitching prospect said he faced something he hadn't encountered in a long, long time — failure. The 19-year-old right-hander gave up 12 earned runs in 112/3...